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BUSINESS-MANAGEMENT Results
July 9, 2020
Engineering Influence Podcast Addresses Managing Risk When Returning to the Jobsite

Engineering Influence sat down with Karen Erger, the Director of Practice Risk Management at Lockton Companies, the world's largest privately held insurance brokerage firm to discuss managing risk when returning to the jobsite during COVID-19.

 

July 9, 2020
Deltek's Annual Clarity A&E Industry Study Tracks Firm Performance Benchmarks

Deltek has released its 41st Annual Clarity Architecture and Engineering Industry Study, providing analysis and benchmarks for firms’ financial, business development, project, and human resources performance.

May 13, 2020
Cyber Risks of Working-From-Home

Allowing employees to work from home has become a necessity and will likely continue.  Employers should conduct a cybersecurity review of each work-from-home office to identify and eliminate exposure.

April 17, 2020
US Army Corps of Engineers Task Order Awards: New Procedures

ACEC FAPA Committee Chair Miro Kurka of Mead & Hunt outlines key changes to how A/E firms will be selected to execute USACE task orders off multiple award, indefinite delivery contracts.

April 13, 2020
Leasing Strategies to Improve Financial Stability in the COVID-19 Pandemic

First American Equipment Finance's Nick Baxter highlights how smart leasing strategies can help to shore up firm finances.

March 30, 2020
How Do We Maintain Quality When Everyone’s Working Remotely?

Mead & Hunt's Miro Kurka addresses the benefits of a good quality control program when firms have so many staff members working from home.

March 18, 2020
Pandemic Implications for Government Contractors: How the FAR Covers COVID-19

Ryan Bradel, a partner at the law firm Ward & Berry in Washington, D.C. offers an analysis of what government contractors should know while navigating the COVID-19 pandemic.

March 5, 2020
Hiring the Right Financial Professional

Michael Baker, a CPA and managing partner of Dent Moses LLP in Birmingham, Ala., offers guidance on when and how to hire financial professionals in your firm.

February 13, 2020
Update on IRS Rules for Meals and Entertainment

Beginning in 2018, no deduction was allowed for entertaining clients, employees or referral sources. Most business meals remain 50 percent deductible. One often overlooked exception is office-wide parties or picnics for employees, which are 100 percent deductible. Confused? Don't be. We asked Michael Baker of Moses Dent to break down the rules.

Member Firm News
April 30, 2020

In the global fight against the coronavirus (COVID-19), Parsons Corporation is working with Battelle to operate the Battelle CCDS Critical Care Decontamination SystemTM that will disinfect N-95 masks and other personal protective equipment (PPE) in support of pandemic relief efforts across the United States.

https://www.parsons.com/2


April 22, 2020

On the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, Jacobs released a Climate Action Plan that outlines the commitments the company is making to help abate the climate crisis. 

https://www.jacobs.com/ne


April 22, 2020

Engineering Consulting Services (ECS) is pleased to announce Tony Fiorillo has been promoted to President of the ECS Group of Companies effective as of April 15, 2020.

https://www.ecslimited.co


Market Indicators
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Engineering Employment
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1,454,200 (April)
1,539,400 (March)

Construction Spending
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$1,346,200,000 (April)
$1,386,600,000 (March)

Dodge Momentum Index
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135.9 (April)
144.5 (March)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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289 Deals--Down 12 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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29.5 (April)
33.3 (March)

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